One of the many ways talent thrives in Central Arkansas is through consistent access to job training and employment opportunities! Our team, in collaboration with our partners, has developed the Virtual Career Center to assist you in finding a career that matches your skills and career interests, with a focus on job growth opportunities and available training resources. Use the resources listed below to improve the outcome of your job search. Veterans, please identify yourself at every point of contact so you can be provided with a priority of service in honor of your service to our country.
Discover your options and find the resources that can help you reach your career goals.
BROWSE THESE FREE, ON-DEMAND VIRTUAL TRAININGS
Use these powerful training resources to complete job and skill training on your own time.
EDUCATION & TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
You may be eligible to participate in one of the WIOA programs. WIOA encourages workforce development programs to be aligned with regional economic development strategies in order to meet the needs of local and regional employers. These programs provide education, training, and other services that lead to promising careers regardless of education, background, or age.
IN-DEMAND INDUSTRY SECTORS
According to research, the Accommodations & Food Service, Construction, Education & Health Services, Finance & Insurance, Manufacturing, Professional & Business Services, Other Services, and Trade & Transportation industries in Central Arkansas are expected to grow significantly and steadily. Use our website and the resources listed below to plan your career path and find work that fits your needs.
LABOR MARKET INFORMATION
Labor Market information (LMI) will assist you in deciding on a career path as well as a location to live. You can learn about hiring industries and occupations, locations with a strong job market, and salary ranges for the field, nationally, and for different locations in Central Arkansas. Before you invest in college or other training, you should know your chances of finding work in your chosen field.
MY NEXT MOVE
My Next Move helps new job seekers, students, and other career explorers investigate over 900 occupations. The interactive web-based tool contains easy ways to search careers. Individuals can explore occupations, job outlook information, salaries, and other related education and training programs.
READY FOR LIFE
Where there is learning, there is opportunity, and for Ready For Life members, the learning is life-long. You can browse career paths and personalize your learning with a wide range of courses here. Members can also utilize the LinkedIn Learning Library for courses, videos, learning paths, and more. The best part is that all of this learning is provided at no cost to you!